LG Announces New 38-inch Gaming and 49-inch Professional “Ultra” Monitors

LG's new 38-inch UltraGear monitor promises next-level immersive gaming, while the 49-inch UltraWide monitor has been designed for superior productivity.


South Korean consumer electronics giant LG has announced two new ultrawide PC monitors. While the 49-inch 49WL95 is built to boost productivity, the 38-inch 38GL950G is a gaming monitor with NVIDIA G-Sync support. Both the monitors will be showcased by the company at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas.

LG38GL950G UltraGear Gaming Monitor

The new 38-inch UltraGear gaming monitor for LG features a 38-inch curved Nano IPS LCD panel with 3840 x 1600 resolution and a 21:9 aspect ratio. LG claims the panel covers 98% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and has a peak brightness rating of 450 nits. Thanks to its high color gamut coverage, the monitor can even be used for photo and video editing. Gamers will appreciate the monitor’s high 144Hz refresh rate and support for NVIDIA G-Sync. In terms of design, the 38GL950G impresses with its near borderless design. Some of the other gamer-focused features on offer include Sphere lighting, DAS mode, black stabilizer, gamer friendly GUI, and crosshair. The monitor includes one HDMI, one DisplayPort, and 3 USB 3.0 ports. As for the stand, it supports tilt and height adjustments only.

LG 49WL95 UltraWide Monitor

The LG49WL95 uses a 49-inch curved IPS LCD panel with 5120 x 1440 resolution and a 32:9 aspect ratio. According to LG, the panel can achieve up to 350 nits peak brightness and covers 99% of the sRGB color gamut. Connectivity options on the 49WL95 includes 1x USB Type-C, 2x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort, and 4x USB 3.0 ports. Some of the other key features of the LG 49WL95 include two 10W stereo speakers, HDR10 support, and a Picture-by-Picture mode that will allow users to view content from multiple sources side-by-side. The monitor’s slim metal stand support tilt, height, and swivel adjustments. LG says the 49WL95 is natural fit for professions looking for a monitor that offers fantastic accuracy and quality.

As mentioned earlier, LG will be showcasing both new monitors at CES 2019 in Las Vegas next month. The company has not announced any information regarding the pricing or availability of the two new monitors so far.